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Zerdeen Glen

Rank and Name in, Second Lieutenant Glenn Zerdeen.

Unit/Placed in, United States Army Air Corps.


Glenn was born on Sep. 1, 1918 in Catawba County,North Carolina.


Father, Louis E. Zerdeen).

Mother, Sadie (Bloom) Zerdeen.

Sisters, Gwenalyn, Doris and Ester Zerdeen.

Brothers, Marvin and Howard Zerdeen.


Glenn entered  the service from North Carolina with service number # 0-567162.


Glenn Zerdeen was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army Air Corps.


Glenn Zerdeen was Killed in Action as a passenger onboard the Troopship USS Dorchester when it was torpedoed by the U-233 and sunk on Feb. 3, 1943 of the coast of Greenland, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.


Onboard the USS Dorchester there were 902 persons, 230 got saved, 672 persons died.


Glenn is buried at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.

Tablets of the missing .


Thanks to Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Dorchester

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

His Unit Army Air Corps
Air Corps Insignia
Troopship USS Dorchester
U-233 (German Type XB Submarine) about to be rammed by USS Thomas (DE 102) in the North Atlantic, 5 July 1944.
His rank Second Lieutenant
Air Corps